Segment 1: "Peak Moment" (28 minutes)
The last thing "Dr. Doom" Bob Hamlin expected was citizens offering to help his county Emergency Management Department. But when Deborah Stinson from Port Townsend’s Local 20/20 came to Bob’s office after Hurricane Katrina, they formed a partnership. Citizens are organizing and educating neighborhoods to be more self-reliant in emergencies. And they’re at the table with emergency responders in planning for disasters.
Segment 2: "Amy Goodman -- Breaking the Sound Barrier" (55 minutes)
In an especially poignant talk during a visit to Sacramento last year, "Democracy Now!" host Amy Goodman weaves moving stories about her mother (who passed away in October 2009) with the themes of her book, "Breaking the Sound Barrier." The video recording of this event was a joint production of Media Edge and Access Sacramento.
Segment 3: "Struggle" (30 minutes)
This documentary, set primarily in Ohio, examines several conditions that lead to George W. Bush's victory in the 2004 Presidential election. This film places the audience right in the action with a unique "street level"
perspective on the struggle to protest publicly or vote democratically in this society.
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